environment

HK to issue first sovereign green bond

The upcoming launch of Hong Kong's first sovereign green bond and recent green measures will grow the city's green financial market in scale and maturity.
May 21, 2019

Chinese green bonds go global

As China's green bonds harmonise with international standards, international investor demand for them is expected to grow in London, Luxembourg and Hong Kong.
March 05, 2019

Indices to give Chinese bonds a boost

Foreign investment in China's bond market is likely to increase as Chinese bonds are included in ever-more international indices.
January 21, 2019

MUFG sees a bright future for Islamic financing

The Japanese megabank has closed its first Sharia-compliant financing with a $35 million facility for a large solar project in Malaysia. And it sees more opportunities ahead.
January 11, 2019

Hong Kong edges ahead in green finance race

As global green bonds issuance hits record heights, Asia's financial centres are competing to be at the cutting edge. A push for standardisation may give Hong Kong the edge.
April 03, 2018

IFC's green masala bond raises $49m

The issue on the offshore rupee market from the private lending arm of the World Bank is aimed at funding renewable energy projects by Indian lender Yes Bank.
August 04, 2015